Practitioner Mr. Hu Mingsheng, 56, was a retired worker from the Anhui Province No. 4 Railway Bureau in Huainan City. He lived in Division No. 3 in Tieluxin Village, Laolongyan in Huainan City. He began Falun Dafa practice in 1997 and was cured of his liver disease through the practice. He went to Beijing to appeal in June 2000 and was illegally held for 15 days. After his release, he was harassed numerous times at home, which caused him great stress. He passed away on April 20, 2004.